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The Lauren Rogers Museum and the city of Laurel are amid a celebration that has been a century in the making. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the world-class museum of art has been a cornerstone for Laurel and the state and has brought a collection of fine art and education together for the world to enjoy.

As many are already aware, the spread of COVID-19 has adjusted the way schools and colleges function. Accustomed to live, face-to-face classes, they are now being forced to transfer to online classes for the safety of everyone involved. This precaution, hopefully, will lessen the risk of exposure for students and professors.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, for connected technologies in business and smart homes. The grant is an Applied Technological Education grant and will allow Gulf Coast to train technicians for both the residential and commercials fields. The grant will also focus on the recruitment of women and other underrepresented groups to Information Systems Technology programs at MGCCC.